The state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico is still recovering from the strongest earthquake to hit the country in a century. The epicenter of the damage occurred on the main route that Central American migrants travel on to the US, complicating their journey north.
A small clinic in McAllen, Texas, is the only abortion provider for hundreds of miles. Earlier this week when Jane Doe, an undocumented teenager held in detention, was allowed to have an abortion, this is where she came.
When The World's Monica Campbell returned to her home in Mexico City, she arrived to chaos. People were trying their best to rebuild or they were leaving altogether. Her neighborhood in particular was among the hardest hit.
The 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City runs August 3 to 8, 2008. This year's conference coincided with the startling revelation that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had underestimated new HIV cases by 40 percent. Guests: Dr. Ernest Darkoh, Public Health Doctor, 17th International AIDS Conference attendee.
The year was 1968, and political unrest was proliferating around the world. As Mexico City was preparing to host the Olympic Games, a political demonstration turned into a bloodbath. Guest: Bob Trevor, a former sportswriter who covered the 1968 Olympics
Investigators in Mexico have begun examining the black box flight recorder from a plane that crashed in Mexico City on Tuesday, killing at least 14, including Mexican interior minister, Juan Camilo Mouriño.
The Netherlands beat the Dominican Republic in a huge upset over the weekend. Jeff Beresford-Howe, The Takeaway's sports contributor brings us World Baseball Classic highlights including details on this legendary play.
The violence in Mexico has increased in response to President Calderón's efforts to crackdown on drug-related crime. For more of the story The Takeaway turns to Ioan Grillo, Time Magazine's reporter in Mexico City.
President Obama is in Mexico today for meetings with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts. The Takeaway is joined by Bret Caldwell of the Teamsters Union, Ioan Grillo of Time Magazine, and Diana Washington-Valdez of the El Paso Times.
We talk to two guests who describe extra-judicial attempts to fight the Mexican drug cartels, as people turn to vigilante justice to protect themselves. Both journalists speak about the ongoing violence and attempts to hold it back.
Mexico City lawmakers Monday voted to legalize same-sex marriage in the capitol. Ioan Grillo is Mexico Correspondent for Time Magazine; he reports on the reaction in Mexico City and throughout the nation.